Wake Forest Medical Scholars Summer Program

Wake Forest Medical Scholars Summer Program flyer 2019The 2019 Wake Forest Medical Scholars Summer Program of Wake Forest School of Medicine is designed to recruit, educate, and prepare high school students for careers in medicine. The program period is June 17-21, 2019.

Specifically, the program's aim is to identify 20-25 ninth through twelfth grade high school students who have an interest in a medical career and academic potential for a career in the health sciences. Activities include 20 to 25 hours of presentations, tours, observations and clinical experiences. 

During the program, students will be able to:

  • Learn about the various career opportunities within the medical specialties and sub-specialties.
  • Engage in hands-on experience with state-of-the-art health technology equipment used in the medical field.
  • Solidify their decision to enter a medical career field.
  • Experience a learning environment which integrates school life with the adult world of work.
  • Meet and interact with medical professionals and current Wake Forest School of Medicine students.

Application requirements

  • Be a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Complete the application process and meet the summer program guidelines.
  • Have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Submit a letter of interest outlining your career goals and why you want to participate in our summer program.
  • Submit the Photo Release form and Liability Waiver.

For more information, contact Lamonica Ames, Project Manager, at lames@wakehealth.edu or 336-713-9358.